1962 Hamiltonian 2 1995
Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at Saint John NB by Saint Jo9hn Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Hull 1047
Launched April 7, 1962
730’ LOA, 709’ LBP, 75’ beam, 39’3” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 9000 SHP
712.0 x 75.2 x 35.7, 18192 GT, 12203 NT Can 319241 to:
Canadian General Electric Co., Montreal QC. Chartered under a lease-buy agreement “Angel Plan” to Eastern Lake Carriers Ltd., Papachristidis Co., Mgr. (home port Montreal QC)
Entered service June 29, 1962 clearing Saint John NB light for Port Arthur ON. Up WellandCanal July 3, 1962.
Transferred 1964 to Eastern Lake Carriers Ltd., Montreal QC, Papachristidis Co., Mgr.
Renamed Petite Hermine 1967
Fleet sold 1972 to Jackes Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON, Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Mgr. (home port to Toronto ON) and renamed Canadian Hunter.
Transferred 1979 to Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON
Management transferred 1990 to Seaway Bulk Carriers, St. Catharines ON, a vessel operation and management joint venture of Algoma Central Railway and ULS Corporation to operate their straight deck vessels, ULS Corporation, Mgr.
Self-unloader and straight deck management organizations of these firms merged 2000 into a single firm, Seaway Marine Transport, St. Catharines ON
Sold for scrap 1995 to Indian shipbreakers. Cleared St. Lawrence River Oct 1995 with str. Algostream towed by Russian tug Neftegaz-66. Tow arrived Alang India Nov 22, 1995.